Janesville city manager finalist for job in Calif.

Council reviewing Levitt's background

Published On: Mar 20 2013 09:28:41 AM CDT
JANESVILLE, Wis. -

Janesville City Manager Eric Levitt is the only finalist in the search for a city manager in the city of Simi Valley, Calif, according to a news release from the Simi Valley City Council.

The city is conducting a background review of Levitt, who has served as Janesville's city manager since 2008. He was the city manager of Sedona, Ariz. for seven years before moving to Janesville.

The Simi Valley City Council said it was impressed with Levitt's sensitivities and commitment to ethics and transparency. It said Levitt has demonstrated his ability to collaboratively resolve issues.

Levitt's background review is expected to take two weeks.